11.01.10 Ben Harper talks Lakers on ESPN Podcast

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Ben Harper talks Lakers on ESPN Podcast

ESPNLA.com welcomes Grammy winning musician and super Lakers fan Ben Harper to discuss Lakers, music and skateboarding...




PodKast: Ben Harper talks Lakers

By Brian Kamenetzky

Throw a rock in this city, and you'll likely hit a famous person claiming to be a Lakers fan. Some are legit, some not so much. Saturday afternoon on ESPNLA.com On Air, Andy and I had the pleasure of welcoming two-time Grammy winner and Claremont native Ben Harper into the studio. He's a common sight around Staples Center, and we'd heard he had a true passion for the purple and gold. Still, you never know. Or we didn't, until he described the epiphany triggering his love for the Lakers: more»

10.26.10 Fistful of Mercy - Father's Son Video

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Fistful of Mercy - Father's Son Video

Fistful of Mercy Exclusive Video Premiere - Father's Son
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10.22.10 Ben Harper On Documentary Soundtrack

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Norah Jones, Carly Simon, Ben Harper, Many More Contribute to Documentary Soundtrack

By Bonnie Stiernberg

The songwriter will be joined by a slew of big names for the upcoming Wretches & Jabberers soundtrack, out Jan. 11, 2011.

The film follows Larry Bissonnette and Tracy Thresher, two autistic men on a quest to raise awareness about the disability. In a press release, Ralph said he was inspired by the story of the film. “To me the story is about finding a voice, for those who’ve suffered so long without one of their own,” he said.

Ralph will be joined on the soundtrack by Norah Jones, Carly Simon, Ben Harper, Antony, Vashti Bunyan, Ben Taylor, Bob Weir, Devendra Banhart, Judy Collins, Steven Stills, Scarlett Johannson, Paul Brady, Vincent Gallo, David Garza, Bonnie Bramlett, Nic Jones, Martin Carthy, Lila Downs, and Leah Siegel.


1. “The Reasons Why” by J. Ralph
2. “Change Is Gonna Come” by Norah Jones
3. “The Letter” by Carly Simon
4. “More Like You” by Ben Harper
5. “Killingly Hard” by Antony & J. Ralph more»